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Rahming Signed to Play Soccer for Jefferson Rams: Bahamas Local

Christopher Rahming, Jr. has signed to play college soccer with Thomas Jefferson University (formerly Philadelphia University), in Philadelphia, a DII power house, this fall, Bahamas Local reported Aug. 10.
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University Holds Convocation Ceremony to Welcome Students: 6ABC

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)-East Falls Campus marked the start of academic year with a Convocation ceremony to welcome new students to campus, 6ABC reported Aug. 17 at 6 p.m.   Continue reading

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University’s Girl Scout STEM Camp Featured on 6ABC, CBS3, Fox29, NBC10 and KYW Newsradio

The University’s Girl Scout STEM camp, which encourages girls to pursue studies and careers in science, technology, engineering and math, was featured Aug. 16 on 6ABC, CBS3, NBC10, Fox29 and KYW Newsradio.
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Fashion Design Alumnus Jay McCarroll in “Project Runway” Update: Inquisitr

University fashion design alumnus and first-season “Project Runway” winner Jay McCarroll was featured in an Inquisitr update on the hit Bravo show’s winners. McCarroll, who also taught fashion design courses at his alma mater, was considered by many fans to …

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Dr. Ku and Jefferson Design Lab Show How Design Can Improve Health: New York Times

Dr. Bon Ku, emergency room doctor and director of the Jefferson Health Design Lab, was featured in an Aug. 3  New York Times article on how design-thinking can foster innovation in health care.
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TJU Chancellor Spinelli Talks to Philadelphia Magazine About the Merger, the Value of Higher Ed and Why the PhilaU Name Isn’t Going Away

In a wide-ranging interview with Philadelphia magazine, Thomas Jefferson University Chancellor Stephen Spinelli Jr. talked about why the PhilaU-TJU combination is a merger of equals, his experiences as a young entrepreneur, the need for companies to work with higher education …

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Takeaways from Under Armour Basketball Camp: CBS Sports, NBC Sports

The Under Armour All-American high school basketball camp that took place on campus last week continued to receive media coverage on NBC Sports, CBS Sports and other outlets.
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PhilaU Online Highlights Key Types of Corporate Culture: Mic

PhilaU Online identifies five key types of corporate culture, Mic reported in a July 25 article on finding a job that is a good personality fit. The main workplace culture types are standard corporate, entrepreneurial, social, talent-based and horizontal, according …

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Trauma Conference Focuses on Helping Kids Heal: WHYY

The city’s first conference to train professionals to work with children who have experienced trauma was hosted last week by the University’s Community and Trauma Counseling program, WHYY reported July 21. Some 400 professionals attended the first Greater Philadelphia Trauma …

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TJU Awarded $300,000 To Study Empathy in Dementia Care: Philadelphia Inquirer

Thomas Jefferson University, in collaboration with ARTZ Philadelphia and Theater of Witness, was awarded a $300,000 grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage to build on Jefferson’s growing humanities program, which fosters empathy, comfort with ambiguity and the recognition of one’s …

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